Russ Anderson, a 5th grade teacher at Midland Elementary, has received the state-wide Ryan Ziegelmann Service Award from Junior Achievement Washington, a non-profit that provides experiential learning programs to schools and educators. He was recognized on Saturday, September 9 at T-Mobile Park. Mr. Anderson has used Junior Achievement curriculum for over 16 years, highlighting the essential life skills and critical knowledge that the program focuses on.
Franklin Pierce's Family Resource Center and Pan con Café group creates community and belonging to many, along with providing needed resources.
At Elmhurst Elementary, Ms. Cole's class of fourth-graders researched a therapod fossil from Sucia Island State Park in the San Juan Islands, prompting them to propose the Suciasaurus Rex as Washington State's official state dinosaur. With help from State Representative Melanie Morgan, this idea became a reality in May.
Franklin Pierce Schools students take part in state-wide mock legislative session in Olympia, WA.
Franklin Pierce Schools adopted Puberty: The Wonder Years Grades 4-5 curriculum in Spring 2022 and we are now in the process of implementing the curriculum in classes this Spring.